Tag: WaYS Program

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WaYS Spotlight: Noela Altavera

By Caty DuDevoir The Wabanaki Youth in Science Program (WaYS) intertwines Indigenous cultural practices and knowledge with western science to help give Indigenous youth tools that can better help them understand environmental stewardship. WaYS offers an annual summer camp and opportunities for students to continue exploring their research interests with graduate students throughout the University […]

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Student Stories: Ethan Jacob

Ethan Jacob has been part of WaYS since freshman year of high school and participated in a WaYS internship throughout his high school career. He studies forestry at the University of Maine and has an internship working with Brian Roth at the Cooperative Forestry Research Unit. “The most interesting thing that I learned was a […]

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Student Stories: Alexis Ireland

Alexis Ireland has been a part of WaYS since she was a first-year high school student. She held a WaYS internship at the University of Maine through high school, and is now a junior at UMaine studying anthropology.  “I really think that hands-on research is so important because it gives you a chance to get […]

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Spotlight Video: Wabanaki Youth in Science (WaYS) Program

Learn more about the Wabanaki Youth in Science (WaYS) program in our latest Spotlight Video! The WaYS program was developed to provide long-term engagement opportunities for Wabanaki students (6-12 grades) and to encourage persistence in STEM fields through college and into career placements. Together, WaYS and Maine EPSCoR are collaborating with SEANET researchers and tribal […]

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